Daily Archive: June 9, 2017

Jun
09

Sheriff's office to probe circumstances of Texas man's death

Sheriff's office to probe circumstances of Texas man's deathHOUSTON (AP) — The actions of Texas deputies who looked into the death of a Houston man following his confrontation with an off-duty deputy and her husband will be reviewed as part of an internal affairs probe following complaints by the victim's family that the investigation was mishandled, authorities announced on Friday.


Jun
09

Lawyer: Deadly Oakland fire wrongly blamed on suspect

Lawyer: Deadly Oakland fire wrongly blamed on suspectSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers for the operator of an Oakland warehouse charged in a fire that killed three dozen partygoers who were packed into the building aired possible defenses on Friday to a prosecution case that legal experts say appears to be strong.


Jun
09

Teen who took life in texting case studied suicide methods

Teen who took life in texting case studied suicide methodsTAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts teenager prosecutors say was coaxed by text messages from his girlfriend into killing himself had researched suicide online, a defense witness testified Friday.


Jun
09

McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care bill

McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care billMcCaskill is unhappy about Republican plans to fast-track the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill without Democratic involvement or public hearings.


Jun
09

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calmWASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary broadside against a key U.S. partner, President Donald Trump lambasted Qatar on Friday for funding terrorism “at a very high level” and insisted that it stop. “No more funding,” the president said.


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